Category: Interviews

Interviews
talal-said-al-mamari
Committed to digitisation

Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari, CEO, Omantel shares his thoughts on the company’s performance, investment in infrastructure upgradation and future plans.  Mayank Singh reports Can you give us an overview of Omantel’s performance in 2016 and Q1 2017? The company’s revenue reached RO132.6mn in Q1 2017, while the net profit reached RO23.8mn compared to RO34.8mn […]

Interviews
OETC
In expansion mode

Oman Electricity Transmission Company is making substantial investments for building new power infrastructure and upgrading existing transmission facilities to meet the future growth in demand, says CEO, Eng Ali Said Al Hadabi in an interview to Muhammed Nafie Can you talk about the operation of OETC and the major milestone achievements of the company? Oman […]

Insurance
NL chairman
Making a Mark

Anwar Hilal Hamdoon Al Jabri, Chairman of National Life & General Insurance Company talks about the company’s journey, milestones and future outlook   National Life is the largest composite insurance company in Oman. Can you highlight the growth of the company? National Life is one of the largest and fastest growing insurers in the insurance […]

Industry
Pradeep Kumar Nair
Changing paradigms

Pradeep Kumar Nair, CEO of Sebacic Oman, talks about manufacturing sector’s role in Oman’s economic diversification and the potential of Duqm in redrawing the Sultanate’s industrial future   Manufacturing sector is a key plank in government of Oman’s economic diversification strategy. How are industries going to shape Oman’s economic future? Industrial growth is inevitable for […]

ECONOMY
Gert Hoefman
Retaining the competitive edge

                  Oman Cables Industry will continue to strive on a strategy framework that focuses on the creation of long term value to all stakeholders while ensuring sustainability in the operations. The company will remain vigilant and ensure that the winning recipe of supplying superior products with a […]

Industry
S Gopalan
Staying Competitive

Reem Batteries and Power Appliances Company is currently in a consolidation mode and is working on improving its cost competitiveness. The company is aggressively pursuing renewable energy offerings for Oman and some African countries, says CEO S Gopalan                             Can you highlight […]

Industry
Nicholas P Barakat
Ahead of the curve

  Octal which accounts for 7.3 per cent of Oman’s total non-oil exports has sustained its growth momentum by raising production levels, expanding product ranges and adopting new technologies, says Nicholas P Barakat The government is putting its best efforts, through various incentives to promote foreign investments and to give the manufacturing sector the push […]

Interviews
MaqboolAlWahaibi
Delivering on All Counts

Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO, Oman Data Park (ODP) talks about how the banking sector – with the help of technology – can minimise their operating costs, maximise revenue and maintain their quality of service…

Interviews
Tourism-1
Maritime excellence

David Graham, CEO talks about the efforts being made by Oman Sail to promote sports tourism in the Sultanate Oman Sail helped in organising the recently held Al Mouj Muscat Marathon. What are reasons that have encouraged you to get into sports tourism related events? We have a very competent team at Oman Sail, which […]

Interviews
Interview
Seeking opportunities

Bahauddin Khan, Managing Director, Pak Oman Investment Company says that the development financial institution has a well-diversified portfolio with a presence in nearly all key sectors of the economy. An OER interview   Can you give us a brief background of Pak Oman Investment Company? Pak Oman Investment Company is a development financial institution (DFI) […]